Free Shakespeare Festival in Griffith Park

Shakespeare Would Have Loved L.A.

I spent the entire July Fourth holiday last year making a roast. Not one you’d ever want to eat—it was made of old tights wrapped around a bag of tiny …


Coding Is the New Literacy

Coding Is the New Literacy

If you were surfing the Internet in 2004, you wouldn’t have known that the sophisticated music hosting and stock graphics websites you stumbled upon were being run by a 12-year-old …


Second-Generation Girl Scout

Second-Generation Girl Scout

A few months ago, I started a new Girl Scout troop in the South Bay of Los Angeles, to the surprise and puzzlement of many of my friends and of …